Section 889

(Chinatopix via AP)In this April 18, 2007 photo, workers install the logo for ZTE, a leading Chinese communications company, on top of an office building in Nanjing in eastern China's Jiangsu province. Washington has imposed restrictions on the ability of one of China's biggest telecoms equipment makers, ZTE Corp., to use American components after concluding the state-owned company improperly exported U.S. technology to Iran. Sanctions that took effect Tuesday, March 8, 2016, were imposed after ZTE was found to be

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The Civil False Claims Act: Key trends in 2021

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Section 889 implementation: Language changes that may have big consequences

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Congressional regulators voice concerns about Postal Service delivery standards

In today’s Federal Newscast, more than 130 House members tell the Postal Service they’re concerned with mail delivery standards ahead of the November…

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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2019, file photo, attendees walk past a display for 5G services from Chinese technology firm Huawei at the PT Expo in Beijing. Chinese tech giant Huawei says its 2019 sales rose 19.1% over a year earlier despite U.S. sanctions that hampered its smartphone and network equipment businesses. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)

Ban on Chinese products starts today despite confusion over acquisition rule

The interim rule implementing Section 889 of the 2019 NDAA takes effect Aug. 13 requiring agencies to add a provision to all new task orders and solicitation…

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In this Aug. 27, 2019, photo, an employee works on the production line of a smart electricity meter manufacturing plant in Nantong in eastern China's Jiangsu province. Two surveys of Chinese manufacturing show demand is weak amid a mounting tariff war with Washington over trade and technology. (Chinatopix via AP)

This federal rulemaking missed the mark

FAR Council took too long to get out new rules on acquisition of Chinese telecommunication products – one of the most critical rules in years.

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